Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Yemen”

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Four years on, the Yemen war remains Saudi Arabia’s albatross. Bruce Riedel …

Posted March 22nd, 2019

It’s Time to Cut the Saudis Loose

Ending an increasingly costly client relationship is sound policy, and in this case it is also the right thing to do on principle.

Posted March 22nd, 2019

The War on Yemen and the Trump Administration’s Contempt for the Law

For the last several months, both the Secretary of State and the Pentagon have simply refused to comply with the law.

Posted March 20th, 2019

Ending U.S. Involvement Is Necessary for Peace in Yemen

No one who genuinely wants peace in Yemen thinks that the U.S. should keep backing the war.

Posted March 19th, 2019

Listen to Yemenis on the War on Yemen

Credible Yemeni human rights activists say that continued U.S. involvement in the war is detrimental to the cause of peace.

Posted March 18th, 2019

The WSJ’s Despicable Defense of the War on Yemen

There is no foreign war so despicable and unjust that The Wall Street Journal won’t defend it to the end.

Posted March 18th, 2019

Pompeo’s Obnoxious Yemen Lies

It takes remarkable gall for the enablers of bombing and mass starvation to lecture anyone else on disregard for human life.

Posted March 15th, 2019

O’Rourke’s Presidential Campaign Makes No Sense

O’Rourke doesn’t have a signature issue in the same way that Obama did, and he doesn’t have anything else he can point to in his record that the many other more experienced candidates lack.

Posted March 14th, 2019

The 2020 Democratic Field and Foreign Policy

Friedman definitely missed a lot.

Posted March 13th, 2019

The Senate Passes Antiwar Yemen Resolution (S.J.Res. 7)

The Senate has once again delivered an historic rebuke to presidential overreach and an indefensible policy in Yemen.

Posted March 13th, 2019

The Senate Votes on Antiwar Yemen Resolution Tomorrow

Voting to end U.S. involvement in the war is only the first step in bringing peace to Yemen, but it is essential and long overdue.

Posted March 12th, 2019

Allegiances and Passionate Attachments

More like “facilitating the illusion of an imaginary common interest in cases where no real common interest exists.”

Posted March 6th, 2019

End U.S. Support for the Abominable War on Yemen

Each day that U.S. support for the war continues is another day that we are responsible for enabling countless war crimes and the crime of mass starvation.

Posted March 6th, 2019

Trump’s Wasted Presidency

In practice, Trump’s presidency has been defined by rejecting successful diplomatic agreements and repeating or continuing the other mistakes of his predecessors.

Posted March 5th, 2019

Our ‘Allies’ the Saudis Tortured a U.S. Citizen

The Saudi government should expect to pay a price for this.

Posted March 4th, 2019

The Craven GOP and the War on Yemen

Congressional Republicans have once again outdone themselves in their craven and cynical efforts to stymie a resolution calling for an end to U.S. involvement in the war on Yemen.

Posted February 26th, 2019

Our Foreign Meddling Addiction

Many Americans are now so accustomed to having their government interfere in other countries’ affairs that they have come to expect it and eventually to demand it when it isn’t immediately forthcoming.

Posted February 26th, 2019